Employment

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Opportunities for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

 

Substitute Teachers
We are in need of substitute teachers with some classroom experience to be available as needed.  Pay is $110/day or $17/hour with a minimun of $30/day.  Please email stephanie@waldorfschoolrf.org to apply.

 

Opportunities for the 2016 – 2017 School Year

 

Second Grade Class Teacher
Our rising second grade is a sweet class of 20 students.
Third Grade Class Teacher
Our rising third grade is a wonderful, cohesive class of 16 students.
How to Apply for the Above Listed TeaWeching/Assistant Positions
How to apply for the Above Listed Positions
Please send a letter of interest, a brief biography, a resume, and names and contact information for three references to our Faculty Administrator, Carla Beebe Comey at: carla@waldorfschoolrf.org
About Our School 
WSRF is a full-member AWSNA school located in the Rocky Mountains of Western Colorado close to Aspen. We are celebrating our twenty-fifth year with a supportive parent body and a caring faculty. Our teachers enjoy a healthy work load and a recent significant salary increase. Our school is set in a beautiful valley where the community enjoys a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities year-round.
Our school has two preschools, two kindergartens and grades one through eight with approximately 190 students. We have an on-site mentor to support teachers. Our specialty programs include eurythmy, handwork, movement, music, woodwork and Spanish. We also have a fine student support faculty offering sensory integration support, anthroposophical art therapy, therapeutic eurythmy, speech and language services and academic tutoring.
Our campus is all straw bale construction and designed based upon Steiner’s architectural indications, providing a beautiful space for our faculty and children to thrive. Our faculty works cooperatively and collaboratively within a greater community that is progressive and has a small town feel while benefiting from the multi-faceted cultural opportunities of Aspen.
Qualifications, Salary and Benefits
Ideal candidates are Waldorf-trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Applicants must be dedicated to excellence in teaching and recognize the importance of parent education, self-development and collegial cooperation.
Full-time faculty are currently offered a strong benefits package which includes medical and disability coverage, a retirement plan, and tuition remission. Our base salary is competitive with other Waldorf schools. We also have a strong mentoring program which includes an on-site mentor.
WSRF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religious affiliation or sexual orientation.

About the Roaring Fork Valley (Aspen,BasaltCarbondaleGlenwood Springs and Snowmass Village):

  • World-class recreation and cultural activities
  • Four beautiful seasons with lots of sunshine
  • Surrounded by White River National Forest and BLM

About our school:

  • 13 acre eco-campus with wetlands and river access
  • Nationally recognized, anthroposophically-inspired strawbale buildings
  • Incredible performance facility
  • Strong community with active parent body
  • Commitment to independent rather than private schooling

About our faculty:

  • Cohesive and supportive
  • Gifted men and women that includes both very experienced and young faculty members
  • Trained subject teachers – eurythmy, Spanish, handwork, movement, practical arts
  • On-going mentoring and support for professional development
  • Committed to pedagogical and anthroposophical studies
  • Hard-working and growing